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William Burt Palko

April 26, 1934 - July 10, 2012

William Burt Palko, age 78 of Plainfield, IL formerly of Mercerville, NJ at rest Tuesday, July 10, 2012. Born April 26, 1934 in Wheeling, WV, the son of the late Margaret Palko.

Beloved father of Patty-Jo (Mike) Sanders, Dan Harris and Karen (Joe) Melendez, and the apple of his eye; his grandchildren Gabriella and Hunter Melendez and Ashley Sanders. Dear brother of Peg Hall, Dorothy Forsyth, Robert Palko and Betty Fearon. Enjoyed going to his grandchildren’s softball games and soccer games, fishing and traveling. Our beloved Pop-Pop will be dearly missed.

A memorial service will be held at a later date back East. Local arrangements entrusted to Overman-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 15219 S. Joliet Road, Plainfield, Illinois 60544

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